FIREBIRD. New York: Pocket Books, . Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. First printing with code "L03" on page 181. Two telepathic computers, Largo and Czandra, known as Control, rule life on all the civilized planets. They have formulated a plan for becoming immortal, but first they must collapse the universe and destroy all life. But a hidden force intends to destroy Control and sets its plan in motion before it expires. One of the best space operas of its era. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-495. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 407. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#108718).
No statement of printing on copyright page. First printing has code "L03" on page 181.